01-99 Charitable Gambling
ORDINANCE NUMBER 01-99
RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF LAWFUL GAMBLING WITHIN THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON
THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON ORDAINS:
Section 1. Definitions.
Subd. 1. The terms contained in this Ordinance shall have the meaning as scribed to them by Minnesota Statutes Section 349.11 et seq. and any successor statutes dealing with regulation of lawful charitable gambling.
Subd. 2. Net Profits. Net profits are profits less allowable expenses under the laws and regulations of the State of Minnesota relating to lawful gambling.
Section 2. Donation Required.
Any organization licensed to conduct lawful gambling within the City of Mountain Iron shall donate ten percent (10%) of its net profits from the conduct of lawful gambling each month to the Special Charitable Gambling Fund. Such donations shall be made within fifteen (15) days at the end of each calendar quarter. For purposes of this ordinance, a calendar quarter shall be deemed to end at 11:59 p.m. on the last day of March, June, September and December.
Section 3. Reports.
All organizations conducting lawful gambling within the City of Mountain Iron shall provide the City Administrator with copies of all reports it provides to the Charitable Gambling Board.
Section 4. Suspension, Revocation, Non-renewal of Licenses.
If any organization shall fail to make payments required by this Ordinance or fail to provide the City Administrator with reports as required by this Ordinance, such failure shall be grounds for the City to recommend to the Charitable Gambling Board that the gambling license for such organization to be suspended, revoked or not renewed.
Section 5. Mountain Iron Charitable Gambling Fund.
Subd. 1. There is hereby created a Mountain Iron Charitable Gambling Fund which shall be held for safe-keeping by the City of Mountain Iron in an account separate from any City funds. Such funds shall be designated Mountain Iron Charitable Gambling Fund. No expenditures shall be made from such funds except upon resolution by the City Council and then only for “lawful purposes” as defined by Minnesota Statute 349.12, Subd. 25.
Subd. 2. Each organization within the City of Mountain Iron which is licensed by the State of Minnesota to conduct lawful gambling shall contribute 10% of its net profits as defined by Minnesota Statutes 349.12 monthly to the Mountain Iron Charitable Gambling Fund.
Section 6. Repeal.
All Ordinances or parts thereof which are inconsistent with this Ordinance are hereby repealed.
Section 7. City Code.
This Ordinance shall be incorporated into the Mountain Iron City Code as Chapter 16.
Section 8. Effective Date.
This Ordinance shall be effective on the date of passage and publication pursuant to law.
DULY APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THIS 19TH DAY OF APRIL, 1999.
Mayor Mitchell Brunfelt